Bravery

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Anthony Daves
English 101
Definition Essay

BRAVERY

Have you ever felt you had to look fear in the eyes? Thought your life was in danger, or even just felt so scared that tears began to appear? If you ever did then you know the answers to the questions I’m about to ask. And for those of you who have never been in that situation you need to sit down and think real hard and long about the next set of questions I’m going to ask. They could be the answer between a life and death situation. What would you do? How would you react? For those of you who do not know what bravery is, according to the Webster dictionary, bravery is a mixture of courage, valor, and magnificence. Bravery to me, however, is an instinct. It is when someone displays courage when they are faced with obstacles that look too big to climb or are too overbearing even when fear is standing in their way. He or she will also do the right thing or maybe even overcome a fear to do what’s right.
For me I feel I have to show bravery everyday due to obstacle’s that I have in my life. I had to learn this at a very young age. I will give you a little bit of back ground why I say this then you will know why I choose to do my essay on this topic. I was raised by my grandparents and as a kid I felt like I had to be brave due to not having a traditional family setting. I would feel orkward when it was time for parent teacher night at the school all the other kids parents were young and my grandparents would come and they would be the oldest ones there. I felt out of place like I didn’t belong. But as I got older I overcome that fear. I grew to know that they loved just as much as if they would have been my real parents and always have been and still are there for me when I need someone to talk to. Now as a grown up I have my own children. I have returned to college at an age I feel is older than most…...

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